Lies, Misrepresentation, and General Run Around

I am on medicare, and I have a number of health conditions, each requiring brand name medications.  I pay $83.90/month for additional prescription coverage.  I won't go into the details of medicare, except to say that when they have paid a certain amount, you enter what they call the "coverage gap".  At this point you … Continue reading Lies, Misrepresentation, and General Run Around

Swimming in a Sea Of Insanity

  “It hurts to look at the clouds, but it also helps, like most things that cause pain.” ― Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook When my middle son was a toddler he would ask me questions.  A lot of questions.  Questions I couldn't answer.  He didn't ask the usual unanswerable questions, like "why is … Continue reading Swimming in a Sea Of Insanity

If Restaurants Ran Like Our Health Care System

I am a consumer of health care in the US.  I am also a restaurant owner.  I am often so stunned at what passes as acceptable behavior in our health care system, I can't help but compare it to service in the food industry. If restaurants ran like health care in the US, here's what … Continue reading If Restaurants Ran Like Our Health Care System

Persistent or Tenacious?

I was once asked in a job interview if I considered myself persistent or tenacious.  Having no idea what tenacious meant I answered persistent.  When I got home and looked up the definition of tenacious, I realized I am usually tenacious; to a fault. Yesterday I was trying to print transfers for shirts and nothing … Continue reading Persistent or Tenacious?